This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR). The Exploring English course is NOT an IELTS equivalent and there is no formal test at the end of the course. Will online discussions during the course take place using written comments or face to face chat? Teachers are welcome to join the course and participate in discussions with learners. The British Council tutors on the course will be British native speakers and some of the learners on the course may also be native speakers.